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How To Do Mental Math Fast From Primary School Onwards

During exams, time is often of the essence. In order to avoid running out of time during exams, it is important to be able to do calculations quickly with accuracy. This is where mental math comes in handy. Mental math is simply the process of doing calculations in your head, without the use of a ...

Secondary School Biology, Chemistry or Physics: Which to Take?

Towards the end of Secondary 2, your child will need to decide if they want to take Biology, Physics and/or Chemistry in upper secondary levels. They will also need to choose between pure science and combined science as part of their subject combination.  Difference between pure science and combined science For some, science can be ...

Why is Highlighting Important in Revision?

When it comes to studying, everyone has their own unique method that works best for them. While some students prefer to read through their notes multiple times or work on assessment books and practice papers, others may find that highlighting helps them to focus and process information more effectively.  What is the effect of highlighting? ...

How to Tackle Tricky Topics in Primary School Maths

Maths is often viewed as a challenging subject, and this is especially true for primary school children who are still in the early stages of their education. This is because primary school maths covers a wide range of concepts that your child is still trying to learn and master. To help your child succeed in ...

How to Study Smart for O-Levels?

As your child gears up for the final push of the school year towards the O-level exams, it is easy to get overwhelmed. But with the right tools and strategies, your child can study smart and successfully conquer their papers. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips that will help your child achieve ...

A Guide to Writing Better in English Composition

Students in primary and secondary school can and should focus on composition writing as the next stage in improving their English exam scores. Would you like to learn how to enhance your child’s writing abilities in English? Superstar Teacher can assist you through online English tuition but first, let’s start by understanding the key elements ...

How Can I Improve My Child’s Concentration and Focus?

It is no secret that children these days have a lot of distractions. From video games and TV shows to smartphones and the internet, it is easier for children to get sidetracked from what they’re doing. This can be a problem for parents who are trying to help their children with academics or other important ...

Are Assessment Books Necessary for Your Child’s Revision?

When your child starts to gear up for exams, it is important to remember that preparation is key. In order to perform their best on test day, your child needs to revise thoroughly beforehand. Besides past year papers, assessment books are a revision tool commonly used by primary and secondary school students in Singapore.  This ...

4 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Chinese Language Skills

Did you know that your child’s fluency in Chinese can make it easier to answer and score well in primary or secondary school exams? By simply incorporating the use of Mandarin at home, your child can get ahead in their studies for this subject. In fact, your child can acquire the language more effectively by ...

Why is it Important to Know Your Child’s Learning Style?

Every child is unique and learns differently. It is important for parents to know their child’s learning style in order to help them succeed in school. By understanding how your child learns, you can provide them with the tools they need to be successful learners. There are various ways to learn effectively, so it is ...